MP Mane Tandilyan from 'Yelq' faction responded to Ardvi Villagers' open letter from Lori Region. On her FaceBook page she posted she will support Ardvi residents in their fight against Shekaghbyur project.
'I state that I'm willing to SUPPORT Ardvi villagers till very end, who have been fighting for several months to protect their rights to live properly, such as right to health and living in the healthy environment, right to clean air, soil, water, access to natural resources and sustainable use, right to select the type of activities and right to social protection, prefering this values over individual, non-perspective and short-term interests.'
I'm calling for my partner MPs to listen to the villagers' concerns and support them demanding to stop mining activities in tis area and to refuse from the impermissible process of turning Ardvi into Shekaghbyur mine once and forever,' MP Mane Tandilyan's post says.
Reminder: "Ardvi-Lori" Initiative Group has addressed an open letter on behalf of Ardvi Village to the MPs of Lori origin, e.g. Vahram Baghdasaryan, Karen Karapetyan, Eduard Sharmazanov, Arkadi Hambardzumyan, Edmon Marukyan, Mane Tandilyan, Vanik Asatryan, Armenuhi Kyureghyan and elected from Lori Region requesting them to support Ardvi Village in stopping Shekaghbyur project.
The second public hearings of Shekaghbyur project are appointed at 12:00 on 1 December 2017 in Mghart.
11:20 November 23, 2017